OCTOBER 10, 2017
DESIGNART is taking over Tokyo from October 16th to 22nd. A new design and art platform co-established by PechaKucha Founders Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham. A big PechaKucha Night in Omotesando Hills, Tokyo on Monday 16th at 5pm will help launch the festival. Speakers include Lady Gaga’s shoe designer - Noritaka Tatehana, digital designer for U2, Jamiroquai, OKGO - Moritz Waldemeyer and Swedish design and architecture superstars Claesson Koivisto Rune. Super Model Ai Tomonaga and Danish Florist Nicolai Bergman will be opening the event. We are expecting a BIG crowd - it’s a free event - see you there! http://designart.jp/en/
MAY 14, 2015
Its Not What You Ride, But How You Ride
"...distilling the essence of motorcycle for our clients, re-designing, re-building, and re-engineering and, along the way, pumping in as much coolness as we can."
In Its Not What You Ride, But How You Ride from Tokyo, Vol. 124 Matthew Roberts of Speedtractor Industries, a custom motorcycle and design studio in Tokyo, shares his passion for the true essence of motorcycle riding. With custom motorcycle design becoming ever more accessible, Matthew discusses how he guides clients to designing the bikes that are just right for them.
A truly cool presentation!
MARCH 02, 2015
“I believe in using design as a lens to take things apart, and then put them back together.”
Prolific graphic designer Ian Lynam speaks about his new book on design and culture: Parting it Out (now on Kickstarter). At PKN Tokyo Vol. 122 he describes what he feels are the main motivating factors behind great design.
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
Did you know? 75% of the world’s food comes from 12 plant and 5 animal species!
Trent McBride and Tao Romera Martinez introduce to us a service they’ve developed to expose people to real home-cooked cuisine. In “Tadaku” which happens to also be the name of their service, from PKN Tokyo Vol. 121, we hear not only about home-cooking, but also some fascinating facts about food from all over the world.
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
Joining us at Friday's PechaKucha Night Vol. 122 is our good friend Don Kratzer, who will be introducing us to the world of kamishibai -- he is also preparing a special "PechaKucha Mix." We will also welcome Erica Rosen and Shun Matsuzaka, to talk about the fantastic designs coming out of ENGIMON.
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
Don't forget, our PechaKucha Night Vol. 122, part of Global Night 2015, happens this Friday, February 20 at SuperDeluxe. Continuing with our presenter lineup, we're happy to welcome an old friend of PechaKucha, designer Ian Lynam, who will talk about a new book about graphic design he's producing. We also welcome Yasuyuki Fukatsu, who will talk about a special project he's working on.
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
At next week's PechaKucha Night Vol. 122 (Friday, February 20 at SuperDeluxe), we'll be introduced to the wonderful world of bonsai by designer Takehiro Shiozu. We'll also be joined by architect Takuto Sando (Tsubame Architects), who will give us a tour of his firm's recent projects.
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
Creativity isn’t new, creativity as old as mankind!
Creativity isn’t special, it isn’t unique — it’s in all of us.
Why do we let ourselves un-learn creativity?
Steve Baker has a lot of thoughts on the idea of creativity -- even though he doesn't much like the word -- and in “Un-Learning Creativity” from PKN Tokyo Vol. 121 he spends some time sharing those thoughts, before introducing a new project he's currently launching called Project ESIN.
JANUARY 26, 2015
JANUARY 26, 2015
At next week's PechaKucha Night Vol. 121 (Wednesday, January 28), James Greer from London will present his interesting new take on classical music. Masaki Yamazaki will take us on his "Tour de Design."
来週のペチャクチャVol. 121 (1/28(水))に ロンドンよりJames Greer が興味深い新しいクラシカルミュージックについてプレゼンしていただきます。また Masaki Yamazaki が "ツール・ド・デザイン"に連れて行ってくれます！